With Lists, you can efficiently manage, organize and follow-up on information, resources, tasks or problems of any kind. You can individually design the structure of your lists or use and modify existing Microsoft templates. You can share the lists you created with others or create lists directly from a team.
Microsoft Lists is more flexible than Microsoft Planner and can be adjusted to meet your individual needs. The tool is designed especially for workflows.
In your browser, go to login.microsoft.com and enter your login information. Please use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome since these browsers have the highest compatibility with the Office 365 tools.
After you successfully logged in, you will see the apps available on the left-hand side. Then select “Lists”. If you cannot see the app, please click the icon in the lower left corner to display all apps.
By clicking the “+ New list” button, you can create a new list. As soon as you have saved your list, you can see it in the app surface.
If you create a list, you can
When creating a new list, you first need to enter a name for the list in the “name” field. The option “Save as” allows you to choose whether you want to create your own list or a list for a team:
If you want to add several entries to your list, click “Edit in grid view”. Then you can add new entries directly in the list. If you click in the next free line, you will add a new entry.
If you want to invite someone to work together with you on the list, click the “Share” button in the menu bar at the top.
Enter the name or e-mail address of the persons with whom you want to share the list. Choose whether the persons should see, edit or have full access to the list.
You can also specify the name of a team to give all members of this team access to the list. This gives you the possibility to use the list in Teams as well.
Click the “Apps” button in the bottom corner on the left-hand side to view your available applications.
When you have selected Lists, you can determine the team and channel to which you want to add Lists.